Web Development Specialist

Arlington, Virginia, United States
Apply by 17 August 2018
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 18 July 2018

Job Description

ECODIT is currently seeking an experienced Web Development Specialist with Drupal experience to work as part of an integrated agile development team supporting the USAID Water Communications and Knowledge Management (Water CKM) project. The Web Development Specialist will provide technical expertise to ensure seamless day-to-day operations and development improvements to build and maintain functionality of the Globalwaters.org website. This position involves working as part of team to identify and refine ideas and solutions for implementation.

Responsibilities include custom programming and development, as well as light system administration to maintain various development environments. The ideal candidate is a creative, organized, self-starter that enjoys collaborating and can contribute from the beginning, with ideas and technical solutions. A bachelor’s degree is preferred; additional work experience will be considered.

The Web Development Specialist will be based in the Project Office in Arlington, VA. S/he will report to the Technical Solutions Lead for CKM.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • General
    • Testing, maintenance, and troubleshooting of current site
    • Light system administration
  • Theming
    • Making adjustments to panel layouts
    • Writing preprocess functions to modify output
    • Understand theme system
    • Take design files and transform into HTML and CSS
    • Views templating
  • Module Development
    • Develop modules for custom functionality
    • Understand hook system
    • Building custom views
  • Shell Scripting
    • Develop scripts with Pantheon’s CLI terminus
  • Database Management
    • Ability to write SQL queries

Qualifications (Essential):

· 5+ years of web development experience

· Excellent communication skills

· Drupal 7 experience

· PHP 5.6+ MySQL


· JavaScript/JQuery

· Git

· Responsive web design using Bootstrap


Qualifications (Preferred):

· Shell Scripting


· Xdebug experience

· Gulp or other packages


· Apache Solr

· Docker

· D3.js

· Photoshop

Interested candidates should formally apply by submitting a cover letter with resume using the “Apply Now” button below. Samples of relevant and recent sites may also be included. Compensation is commensurate with background and experience. Applications will be reviewed as received. ECODIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only select candidates will be contacted; no phone calls please.

About the Organization

ECODIT LLC is a leading international development firm with 24 years of experience working with governments, businesses, and local communities to advance environmentally- and socially-responsible development around the world. A U.S. small business, the firm currently holds five USAID Global Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contracts (IDIQs) in natural resources management (REPLACE), water (WADI), energy (Clean Energy IDIQ for Critical Priority Countries (CPCs) and non-CPCs), and urban and local governance (MCW IDIQ). Since 1997, ECODIT has managed multiple complex, multi-year multi-million dollar USAID-funded projects in the clean energy, water, environment and rural tourism sectors, as well as dozens of short-term, rapid-turnaround assignments in nearly 50 developing countries in all regions of the world. More information is available at www.ecodit.com.

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